Bustler

3453
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1.1782BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Sold25.8.1788BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck76' 7 ½"Imperial Feet23.1775 
Breadth25' 4 ½"Imperial Feet7.6327 
Depth in Hold10' 2"Imperial Feet3.0988 
Burthen208 7694Tons BM 

Armament


1.1782Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.178290 BWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.3.1782 - 1.8.1782CommanderSamuel Cox ADM 6/22/428BWAS-17146.11.1782 - 31.5.1786CommanderRobert Barton ADM 6/22/538BWAS-17141.12.1787CommanderJohn Edwards ADM 6/23/440ADM 6/23

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
14.4.1782 - 7.6.1782Acting CarpenterWilliam Bunce (1750-1832)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
23.2.1782Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.1782Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
25.6.1782Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £2098.18.11dBWAS-1714
7.1782Began coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
10.8.1782

Paid off

ADM 34
22.11.1782

Recommissioned for Holyhead

BWAS-1714
12.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
31.5.1786

Paid off

ADM 34
25.8.1788Sold at Deptford for £240BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile Shillelagh

 

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